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San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1999. One of 1100 copies printed at The Yolla Bolly Press. 24 unnumbered pages. B/w photographic images. 8vo. 9-5/8" x 7-3/16". Saddle-stitched light grey wrappers with flaps, illustration printed to front wrapper. A keepsake from the Book Club of California, with whom Sperisen.....
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005. First Edition. [i-ix] x-xviii [xix-xxii]  2-360  pp. 16 pp. of b/w photos Large 8vo., 9-1/4" x 6-1/4" Publisher's quarter gray cloth and red paper covered boards, lettering in silver foil to backstrip with a red foil flourish, in original pictorial dust jacket.
New York: HarperCollins, (2001). 1st edition. xviii, , 636 pp (including Index). Illustrated. 8vo. Black cloth spine with peach-colored paper-wrapped boards. Pictorial eps. Orange dust jacket. Basbane's second installment, and another wonderful read, on the history/present-state of the world of books.
Leicester: Twelve By Eight Press, 1965. 1st edition. #178/400cc. Signed by the Press owner, John Mason. 19 pp. Printed by Will Carter. on 3 different finely-made papers. Deckled edges. Illustrations by Rigby Graham. 8" x 11 7/8". Faux vellum binding with spine lettered in gilt & press emblem on front.....
(n. p.): James Wehlage, . 1st separate edition. Limited to 150 cc.  pp. Frontis of Beecher. 10-1/4" x 7-1/8". Stiff blue paper wrappers with printed paper title label to front wrapper.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1943. 1st edition. 27 pp. 12mo. Printed pink wrappers.
New York: Bowker, 1946. 1st edition. Limited to 3000cc. 305 pp (including index), illustrated, 8vo. Hardback. Dust jacket.
Chicago: American Library Association, 1925. 1st prtg. 49 pp, 12mo. Brown printed wrappers. ALA "Reading With A Purpose" Series #6. A course of instruction for men and women who wish to know more about the literature of America.
(Stanford): (Stanford University Press), 1963. 1st edition. LIMITED to 1,000 copies. , 54, [5 (blank)] pp. 9" x 6-1/8". Beige printed paper wrappers. Red and black lettering printed to cover.